“Hypothesis being fed by Perez camp” – George Russell alleges Sergio Perez to Williams hypothesis baseless, assured of staying at Williams.
“Nothing’s modified” – That’s the view of Williams driver George Russell, who’s presently battling these rumours. The rumors have picked up steam in the previous couple of days, with Sergio Perez up for grabs after Racing Level/Aston Martin determined to launch him after this season.
After I see one other George rumor:
— George RusseII (@GeorgeRuseII63)
However the younger driver is unfazed, specializing in the job at hand for Williams. He additionally expressed confidence that Mercedes and Toto Wolff “have my again”, ought to Williams herald Perez. Russell additionally alleged that hypothesis is the doing of the Mexican camp. As per him, Sergio Perez needs to dealer a cope with Purple Bull, in case they determine to launch Alex Albon.
“I attempt to do my speaking on the monitor and, as I mentioned earlier than, I’m not involved for subsequent 12 months. I do know Mercedes and Toto have my again, Toto himself has informed me that, which I completely belief. And I feel all of this hypothesis has in all probability been fed by the Perez camp, who’re making an attempt to use strain on different groups, probably a Purple Bull seat – in order that’s my view on it.”
“I’ve a contract, I’ve nothing to fret about and I’m simply right here to focus on my work.”
Toto Wolff has an answer if Williams axe Russell
Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff additionally spoke on the Sergio Perez to Williams rumors, calling it Williams’ determination altogether. He nevertheless added that he would hold Russell had he been in Simon Roberts’ place. If not, then Russell will spend the 2021 season as a reserve driver to Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.
“Williams’ new house owners need to carry the group ahead. That is solely potential with good drivers. I’d hold Russell of their place. Then we’ll have a sensational reserve driver in George and provides him as many testing alternatives as potential to organize him for 2022 and past.”